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Computer screen blacks out

\015 After having my computer on for over apro. 3-4 minutes, the backlight seems to go out. I can ever so slightly still see everything on the screen still, but it is almost impossible to use. It is very frustrating! Can you help me please. Regards,Lisa\015

Answers :

Your guess is exactly correct. Since you can still faintly see the images on the screen, the computer is fine. It's going to either be the backlight that is bad, or, and more likely (based on the fact that it works briefly), is that the power inverter for the backlight is bad.

Depending on the model of your computer, it might be possible to change out just the inverter, but odds are that you will need to replace the entire LCD panel, as most have the inverter as an integral piece of the LCD Panel.

Any way you look at it, you will need to get it serviced. For your sake, I hope it's still under warranty, as replacement LCD panels and/or inverters are not cheap. If it's not, you might be able to find a used unit of a site like eBay, provided you or someone you know can replace it.

Good luck, hope this was helpful to you.
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